Junior Competition Team


Alex is Project Manager for The '20 DEBUT Submission Team, Junior Captain of Cornell ChemE Car, and a member of Zeta Psi, Alpha Chi Sigma, and Tau Beta Pi on campus. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and reading.   Alex’s favorite thing about DEBUT is the variety of ideas and opinions– sometimes, the coolest projects are the ones you never would have thought of.

Alex is Project Manager for The '20 DEBUT Submission Team, Junior Captain of Cornell ChemE Car, and a member of Zeta Psi, Alpha Chi Sigma, and Tau Beta Pi on campus. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and reading.


Alex’s favorite thing about DEBUT is the variety of ideas and opinions– sometimes, the coolest projects are the ones you never would have thought of.

Alex Wurm
Junior Team Lead

Rupal is a junior majoring in BME. Her friends sometimes make fun of her for taking naps in random places.  Rupal’s favorite thing about DEBUT is learning more about Biomedical Engineering!

Rupal is a junior majoring in BME. Her friends sometimes make fun of her for taking naps in random places.

Rupal’s favorite thing about DEBUT is learning more about Biomedical Engineering!

Rupal Khaitan
R&D Analyst

Carson is a junior MechE from Coral Springs, Fl. He likes the outdoors!  His favorite thing about DEBUT is working with his subteam.

Carson is a junior MechE from Coral Springs, Fl. He likes the outdoors!

His favorite thing about DEBUT is working with his subteam.

Carson Ramsay
R&D Analyst

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Matt Alonso
Ops Analyst

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Shubham Mathur
R&D Analyst

Hannah is from Columbia, MD, about halfway between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Fun fact: she was a gymnast and a cheerleader before coming to college!  Hannah’s favorite this about DEBUT is the opportunity it presents for her to follow her interest in biomedical engineering in a fun and innovative way.

Hannah is from Columbia, MD, about halfway between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Fun fact: she was a gymnast and a cheerleader before coming to college!

Hannah’s favorite this about DEBUT is the opportunity it presents for her to follow her interest in biomedical engineering in a fun and innovative way.


Hannah Goldstein
Ops Analyst

Pooja is an Ithacan who fights people for fun (on the Cornell Taekwondo team). She is also involved in research at the Singh Lab and Alpha Phi Omega, Cornell’s service fraternity.   Pooja’s favorite thing about DEBUT is the professional yet casual atmosphere when discussing biomedical topics.

Pooja is an Ithacan who fights people for fun (on the Cornell Taekwondo team). She is also involved in research at the Singh Lab and Alpha Phi Omega, Cornell’s service fraternity.

Pooja’s favorite thing about DEBUT is the professional yet casual atmosphere when discussing biomedical topics.

Pooja Reddy
R&D Analyst

Rishabh is a double major in Computer Science and Biology, passionate about seeing how the field of Biotech is going to continue its growth in the future. He’s also involved in the Social Enterprise Group and the International Students Union.  Rishabh’s favorite thing about DEBUT is all the new ideas his subteam generates!

Rishabh is a double major in Computer Science and Biology, passionate about seeing how the field of Biotech is going to continue its growth in the future. He’s also involved in the Social Enterprise Group and the International Students Union.

Rishabh’s favorite thing about DEBUT is all the new ideas his subteam generates!

Rishabh Sarup
R&D Analyst

Rianna is a chemical engineering major from Cleveland, Ohio. During the summers, she works as a camp counselor outside Rochester. In her free time, she likes to mediocrely play the banjo! She also enjoy all bad jokes and puns.  Rianna’s favorite thing about DEBUT is all the amazing ideas that are generated and discussed.

Rianna is a chemical engineering major from Cleveland, Ohio. During the summers, she works as a camp counselor outside Rochester. In her free time, she likes to mediocrely play the banjo! She also enjoy all bad jokes and puns.

Rianna’s favorite thing about DEBUT is all the amazing ideas that are generated and discussed.

Rianna Thomas
Ops Analyst

Simar is a biomedical engineer major and computer science minor from Syosset, New York. In his free time, he fences, competes for Cornell’s World’s Debate Team, and loves to go on hikes! Ahh nature~  His favorite thing about DEBUT is being able to develop devices that can have an actual impact on the lives of millions.

Simar is a biomedical engineer major and computer science minor from Syosset, New York. In his free time, he fences, competes for Cornell’s World’s Debate Team, and loves to go on hikes! Ahh nature~

His favorite thing about DEBUT is being able to develop devices that can have an actual impact on the lives of millions.

Simar Kohli
R&D Analyst

Will is a freshman HBHS major from from Overland Park, Kansas. In his free time, he powerlifts and listens to K-pop bangers.  His favorite thing about DEBUT is being able to apply his knowledge to solve real biomedical issues.

Will is a freshman HBHS major from from Overland Park, Kansas. In his free time, he powerlifts and listens to K-pop bangers.

His favorite thing about DEBUT is being able to apply his knowledge to solve real biomedical issues.

William Zhuang
Ops Analyst